Elana Roth Parker
Elana Roth Parker has specialized in children’s publishing from the beginning of her career, from her very first internship at Nickelodeon Magazine followed by 5 years as an editor at packager Parachute Publishing. She’s been an agent since 2008, and joined the Laura Dail Literary Agency in 2016, after running her own agency (Red Tree Literary) for several years. She represents picture book, middle-grade and young adult authors, such as Kiera Cass, Andy Marino, Vern Kousky, and Alexa Donne.
Elana is a graduate of Barnard College and the Jewish Theological Seminary, with degrees in English literature and Bible. It’s the second degree which makes for more interesting conversation at cocktail parties.